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Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2022, 13:49
Replies: 153
Views: 15,527
Posted By 4mastacker

Looks like she has inherited Abbott's numeracy...

Looks like she has inherited Abbott's numeracy skills (or lack of them). The ACoP for picket lines says the number of pickets at any entrance should not exceed six....and isn't there a bit of...
20th Jun 2022, 11:36
Replies: 152
Views: 26,079
Posted By 4mastacker

Would that be the visit where she was like a bear...

Would that be the visit where she was like a bear with a sore head and 3rd degree piles? Nothing was right for her from the time she arrived until she left to go to a civic reception in Scunthorpe -...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2022, 19:21
Replies: 43
Views: 6,286
Posted By 4mastacker

Is this what you are after? ...

Is this what you are after?

https://guttercentre.co.uk/filcoten-pro-g/5919-718428-gatic-filcoten-pro-g-silt-bucket-.html#/890-silt_bucket-nw100
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2022, 21:58
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

You could be talking about our local Lloyd's...

You could be talking about our local Lloyd's Chemist. Go to pick up a prescription and it's advisable to take a packed lunch as the wait will be so long you'd risk starving. They used to be pretty...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2022, 23:50
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

Our toilet cistern has one of them push-button...

Our toilet cistern has one of them push-button pneumatic thingys. You would think the push buttons would all be a standard size and fit in this modern day and age. Wrong!!!! Unless you know the...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2022, 21:42
Replies: 674
BBC
Views: 91,326
Posted By 4mastacker

All the explosions of the midnight fireworks ...

All the explosions of the midnight fireworks around this area must have made the Afghan refugees, who are accommodated in a local hotel, feel quite homesick.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2021, 10:30
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

Morning folks. Positively tropical this morn....

Morning folks. Positively tropical this morn. Been talking to me sis who still resides in God's Own Country. She says it's warm where she is and there's no need to wear a coat to go outside. I said...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2021, 10:22
Replies: 55
Views: 9,559
Posted By 4mastacker

So what if it goes bang!! Kent gets a few quids...

So what if it goes bang!! Kent gets a few quids worth of improvements to Sheerness plus a new deep water port.
9th Nov 2021, 14:27
Replies: 76
Views: 27,539
Posted By 4mastacker

Thank you for that reply. I must say that I'm...

Thank you for that reply. I must say that I'm surprised that someone who worked on the Red's aircraft appears to have given out inaccurate information - I wasn't in a position to contradict what he...
9th Nov 2021, 11:28
Replies: 76
Views: 27,539
Posted By 4mastacker

Forgive my intrusion to this thread, but...

Forgive my intrusion to this thread, but something has crossed my mind that may be pertinent to the discussion.

I was stationed at Scampton when Sgt Inman ejected from a Red Arrows Hawk (XX227?)...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2021, 21:51
Replies: 42
Views: 3,386
Posted By 4mastacker

The occupant of one of the houses on our street...

The occupant of one of the houses on our street allowed the conifers in his front garden to expand right across the public footpath causing folks to walk in the road to get past. The council sent...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2021, 23:42
Replies: 236
Views: 14,790
Posted By 4mastacker

Why race at 85mph to the next traffic jam when...

Why race at 85mph to the next traffic jam when you can get there quite comfortably at 60?
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 10:30
Replies: 49
Views: 3,687
Posted By 4mastacker

Just another thought - just how vulnerable are...

Just another thought - just how vulnerable are contactless cards to the thieving scrote who carries around one of the portable card readers - e.g SumUp?


Whilst on holiday, I saw a card reader...
16th Aug 2021, 20:11
Replies: 33
Views: 6,887
Posted By 4mastacker

Tis true. Formed at Scampton by a Wg Cdr Admin...

Tis true. Formed at Scampton by a Wg Cdr Admin who had been appointed as OC Admin (Desig) of the new RAF Stanley. The scribblies involved got very macho and warry over their intended role and...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2021, 20:25
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By 4mastacker

Our county's first PCC was a failed TV presenter:...

Our county's first PCC was a failed TV presenter: one of his first acts was to suspend the Chief Constable and then had to apologise to the CC and re-instate him. IMHO, PCCs are an unnecessary and...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2021, 17:37
Replies: 47
Views: 4,718
Posted By 4mastacker

KnC, my deepest condolences. 4ma

KnC, my deepest condolences.

4ma
11th Jul 2021, 08:51
Replies: 21
Views: 6,725
Posted By 4mastacker

My father was a shipwright at Swans and I was...

My father was a shipwright at Swans and I was expected to follow him into working at one of the Tyne yards (grandfather and uncles all worked in the various yards). Was a bit like the dockers at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2021, 08:53
Replies: 145
Views: 17,334
Posted By 4mastacker

But it's alright for them to simultaneously show...

But it's alright for them to simultaneously show the cross-country snooker from St Andrews or the bonk-bonk thirtay fortay from Wimbledum on both channels?
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2021, 23:20
Replies: 17
Views: 2,660
Posted By 4mastacker

Errr.... Ms Coates is CEO of Bet365... and she's...

Errr.... Ms Coates is CEO of Bet365... and she's pulling in over £400 million a year. I'm glad that I have never contributed to her obscene salary.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2021, 23:10
Replies: 145
Views: 17,334
Posted By 4mastacker

Strange?? What makes you think it's Harry's...

Strange?? What makes you think it's Harry's words?

RIP Prince Philip - a fine man.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2021, 23:28
Replies: 949
Views: 210,604
Posted By 4mastacker

I received a text message scam this afternoon...

I received a text message scam this afternoon that I haven't seen before.

It was from a mobile no. - +447554586833

The text read as follows:

"LLOYDS ALERT:

You have successfully paired a...
7th Feb 2021, 19:47
Replies: 22
Views: 5,299
Posted By 4mastacker

The place wasn't in exactly pristine condition...

The place wasn't in exactly pristine condition when I was stationed there late 70s/early 80s. The MQs were a disgrace.

After the Vulcans ceased flying, there was some uncertainty about the future...
21st Jan 2021, 21:36
Replies: 450
Views: 117,785
Posted By 4mastacker

I had the opportunity to take advantage of a...

I had the opportunity to take advantage of a well-used and unoriginal bit of rank banter with another member of the canal restoration society to which we belong. This chap is a retired Major who...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2020, 16:59
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

Very much reminds me of the time when I was a...

Very much reminds me of the time when I was a young, happy, single with a full head of hair airman doing an air movements tour at Fairford. One task was loading two Sioux helicopters onto a C130...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Dec 2020, 19:38
Replies: 34
Views: 4,371
Posted By 4mastacker

My wife and I attended a family wedding in...

My wife and I attended a family wedding in Wisbech not long after Tony Martin's trial. I was chatting to another guest about the case and he rather chillingly said "Serve 'em right. If Tony hadn't...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2020, 10:08
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

Loadsa Harry and Megans descending from the sky. ...

Loadsa Harry and Megans descending from the sky. The good news is that it's ideal for making snowballs.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2020, 10:05
Replies: 25
Views: 3,495
Posted By 4mastacker

Sallyann1234 wrote: Are you sure about...

Sallyann1234 wrote:


Are you sure about that? I sat on a jury where video recordings from a private CCTV (mounted on a house) were shown as prosecution evidence. What's the difference between...
24th Nov 2020, 23:32
Replies: 24
Views: 6,991
Posted By 4mastacker

Mrs 4ma was doing her PA to the Station Commander...

Mrs 4ma was doing her PA to the Station Commander stuff when she took a call from Boscombe Down asking her to kindly inform the Station Commander that one of the new Chinooks had inadvertently...
11th Nov 2020, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 5,101
Posted By 4mastacker

The school the grandsons attend is built on the...

The school the grandsons attend is built on the site of the former RAF Swinderby. This video of their Act of Remembrance was posted on the school's facebook page.

Remembrance Day 2020...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2020, 08:13
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

Did jury service last year. Judge said he...

Did jury service last year. Judge said he expected the trial to take no more than three days. It lasted best part of a fortnight because m'learned friends kept saying "On a point of law Your...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2020, 15:55
Replies: 15,671
Views: 2,571,755
Posted By 4mastacker

Pity humans can't hibernate for the whole of the...

Pity humans can't hibernate for the whole of the winter like some other animals then we wouldn't have to endure dark nights, crappy weather and endless repeats on the BBC.
15th Sep 2020, 13:29
Replies: 30
Views: 6,151
Posted By 4mastacker

FB, you could be correct although I didn't think...

FB, you could be correct although I didn't think my memory was that bad. Could have sworn it was '79. Myself and the, then, brand new Mrs 4ma remember standing in front of 111's hangar looking down...
14th Sep 2020, 16:01
Replies: 30
Views: 6,151
Posted By 4mastacker

Mrs 4ma, who was also stationed at Leuchars, is...

Mrs 4ma, who was also stationed at Leuchars, is sure there was an airshow in 1979. We were posted not long afterwards to - in her words - "warmer climes".

I'll plead advancing years if I've got...
14th Sep 2020, 12:19
Replies: 30
Views: 6,151
Posted By 4mastacker

Are you sure about that? I was stationed at...

Are you sure about that? I was stationed at Leuchars from Jul 1974 until October 1979 and I don't recall a second Bolthole. Leuchars was always very busy and toward the end of my tour there, the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2020, 19:49
Replies: 278
Views: 33,747
Posted By 4mastacker

Generally, only if you have gone through the...

Generally, only if you have gone through the whole BBC complaints procedure.

I referred a complaint about the fake news item "NHS Director - Have you got Burberry's phone number" after the BBC...
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